Photo: Checking out (and in) the new library

Jessica Walsh reads to her son, Silas, 3, in a carpeted nook on the first day of the new Mendenhall Valley Public Library on Monday.
Right-to-die backers say California helps fight elsewhere

...issue is set for this month."My phone has been ringing off the hook with people who now want to bring forth bills," said Jessica Grennan at Compassion and Choices, a national advocacy group leading the fight. "I think what happened in California is...
Nation and World

...all time is standing five feet away from me the whole time. Also we had other stories we cut away to, like NASA on Earth or Jessica Chastain on another mission. When Tom Hanks did "Cast Away," there was nothing to cut to. It was just him on the island...
Juneau girls, Sitka boys top swim invite

...Whitney SO, Moore, Skylar SO, Davis, Jessica FR, McArthur, Kyleigh FR), 1:56...38.58. Girls 200 Yard IM1, Davis, Jessica, SHS-AK, 2:18.47. 2, Norvell...A' (McArthur, Whitney SO, Davis, Jessica FR, McArthur, Kyleigh FR, Moore, Skylar...
Recent Births

...and Frank Johnson of Kake on Sept. 25, 2015. ? A daughter, Chloe Janelle Wilke, weighing 6 lbs. 14 oz., was born to Jessica and Dexter Wilke of Juneau on Sept. 25, 2015.? A daughter, Mila Nova-Marie Sanders-Schneeberger, weighing 8 lbs...
Gunman kills 9 at Oregon college

...said.Distressed parents rushed to the county fairgrounds, where students were being taken by bus to reunite with families.Jessica Chandler was at the fairgrounds desperately seeking information about her 18-year-old daughter, Rebecka Carnes."I don't...
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Recent Births

...Grace Cummins, weighing 8 lbs., was born to Rachelle and Cole Cummins on Sept. 10, 2015. ? A daughter, Kathryn Mae Sperry, weighing 7 lbs. 2 oz., was born to Jessica and Christopher Sperry of Juneau on Sept. 12, 2015.
Papa! Pope stirs excitement in DC, calls for climate action

...Associated Press writers Nancy Benac, Darlene Superville, Kevin Freking, Stacy A. Anderson, Juliet Linderman and Jessica Gresko in Washington and Religion Writer Rachel Zoll in New York contributed to this report.___Follow Julie Pace at http...
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Pope, after historic talk to Congress, visits NYC

...Supreme Court.___Werner reported from Washington. Associated Press writers Donna Cassata, Matthew Daly, Alan Fram, Stephen Ohlemacher, Andrew Taylor, Mary Clare Jalonick, Ben Nuckols, Jessica Gresko and Jennifer Peltz contributed.
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Mom pushing dead boy in swing charged with manslaughter

...judge ordered the parents to share custody, and court records indicate both Simms and the boy's father agreed to the arrangement.___Associated Press writers Jessica Gresko and Ben Nuckols in Washington contributed to this report.
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